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Ethics, Religion and Philosophy BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The most fundamental questions can be the hardest. Is there a God? What is life about? How should I act? This degree provides the opportunity to look for answers.These questions, the ones we all ask ourselves at some point in our lives, lie at the heart of this course. By studying the central problems in philosophical ethics, values and religion, you’ll work to find the answers. You’ll think critically about how life should be lived. You’ll explore the role of morality in the modern world. And, you’ll consider the crucial issues facing us all.While this is a specialist pathway offering an in-depth understanding of Ethics, Religion and Philosophy, the programme starts off with the same units as our other honours programme – offering a grounding in the history of philosophy and a good basis of contemporary reflections of ethics and religion. Then, from your second year, you’ll concentrate more on the key themes.You will also have the opportunity to study abroad, including in the US, if you wish, and also the option to do your third year as a placement in Britain or abroad. This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- If you choose this specialised pathway and realise after a year that it is not right for you, you can still change to the general BA (Hons) Philosophy degree.- Learn from an academic team that’s friendly, open and passionate about philosophy. Together with fantastic support staff, they offer a stimulating environment for learning the subject.- This degree route allows access to the PGCE Secondary Religious Education at Manchester Met for those students who are looking at a teaching career (subject to successful application).- We place a strong emphasis on key employability skills, ensuring you have the IT, communication and team-working abilities that employers value.- You will have the opportunity to spend your third year on placement gaining real-world experience or studying overseas.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 52 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    120 57%

    35th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    16th

    11

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